Age is not a barrier – keep moving!   

Many people become less active with age and there are many reasons why we tend to slow down. Some reasons for becoming more sedentary with age can be to do with health issues, pain issues, and weight gain -...

Emmerdale star Bhasker Patel gets behind the new ACT FAST stroke campaign

Emmerdale actor Bhasker Patel is calling on South Asians to know the common signs of stroke highlighted in the latest Public Health England national Act FAST campaign. Act FAST reminds people of the key symptoms of stroke and the importance...

Stay Healthy on the Go!

For those of us who travel or endure long commutes, it’s often very easy to find ourselves slipping into bad habits and giving into quick, convenient and unhealthy snacks. Here we give you some tips on how to curb...

British Muslim Charity Making a Difference in the Lives of the Elderly

Volunteers from Wakefield based charity, Penny Appeal, have been responding to the growing number of older people who experience loneliness by organising social visits and musical entertainment for local residents. Their latest visit was to the Well Springs Nursing Home...

Cysters Cervical Health Awareness Month:

Happy New Year Cysters! We hope you have had a nice break over Christmas and a beautiful start to the New Year. This month is Cervical Health Awareness month. So, ladies, do YOU know where your cervix is? Surprisingly only 1...

Alternatives to A&E this winter

Winter brings more coughs, colds, flu and tummy bugs and those with long-term health conditions and the over 65s are particularly vulnerable to illness when the lower temperatures kick in. If you do feel unwell, seek immediate advice and help...

New Year, New Me: Getting Fit with Dal Dhaliwal

New Year Resolutions It’s that time of year again where many of us resolve to better ourselves in some way. Some of the top new year resolutions are weight loss or to embark on a new health and fitness journey....

Cannabis Ingredient To be Classified as Medicine in UK

A Cannabis-based ingredient known as cannabidiol is set to be classed as a legal medicine by the UK medicines regulator. The Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) first looked into cannabidiol, or CBD, after numerous manufacturing companies made...

Overseas Patients Leave NHS With £29m Bill

The NHS has been left with bill amounting to £29,520,378 due to unpaid bills racked up by overseas patients. These patients, not entitled to free treatment, are able to travel to the UK to receive treatment but are expected...

Loved ones remembered during Hospice Light up a Life celebration

An appeal to dedicate a star to a loved one is on course to raise £65K for a local Hospice. Over a thousand people across Birmingham and Sandwell gathered together on Thursday 15th. The Hospice’s annual ‘Light up a Life’...